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Tuesday News 12/10/19

Tuesday News 12/10/19

Our chorus members led the audience in song during our Feast of St. Nicholas Mass on Dec 6th. Come on out Dec 16th to see their performance in the Christmas Concert and Program!

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CAFETERIA NOTE:

NEW this year… If school is on a 2-hour delay this winter, students will have the option to purchase a ham or PB&J sandwich and the soup of the day if they do not wish to pack.

Announcements

Reopening Plan for 20-21 School Year

Please click on the link to download the letter sent to our families on July 23 regarding reopening plans for our school.

Reopening Letter from Ms. Kilty

Uniform Update and More

Students may choose to wear either the regular school uniform or the PE uniform every day. The PE uniform will continue to be required on PE days. The school shoe must be a white tennis shoe, with white or light non-marking soles. The shoe itself may have colored markings, such as logos. Our uniform closet has an ample supply of uniforms. Please contact the school office at (301) 447-3161, Monday – Thursday, to set up a time to visit the closet. If you need additional PE T-shirts, they must be ordered through the front office no later than August 3. A form was mailed home with report cards or you may download it from the website.

Read Ms. Kilty's Full Update

Community, Coffee, and Conversation with Principal Kilty!

Thanks to everyone who came out for CCC with Ms. Kilty! We hope to see you at our next one in the spring!

Annual Fund

We’ve kicked off our season of giving in a big way, thanks to our generous supporters who helped us reach our Giving Tuesday goal. But there’s still time to give a tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund!

The Annual Fund is important for covering our operational expenses and allows us to continue to offer the most affordable tuition in Frederick and Carroll counties. We also rely on grants for many of our programs, and foundations are more apt to approve grant requests when we can demonstrate investment in our school from our faculty, staff, and parents.

One way this is measured is through participation in the Annual Giving Fund campaign. We know you sacrifice to give your child a strong education and any gift you are able to make is GREATLY appreciated! Give online and find out more about the Annual Fund.

 Click for more information on Annual Giving.


HSA Corner

Our next HSA Meeting is Tuesday, Dec 10 at 6:30 PM. We NEED more active parents! Please join us and become involved in planning for our school year. 

Thank you to Amber Reaver for organizing a wonderful Breakfast with Santa! We’re grateful for everyone who stepped up to help us out!


SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION!

NIGHT AT THE RACES

March 21 @ 5:30 PM AT MSS

Check MotherSetonSchool.org/gala for updates and details as they come!

Re-Enrollment/Registration News

Registration and Re-Enrollment is beginning after Christmas this year!

Look for a letter home explaining the earlier process when we return to school.

Be prepared to fill out your FACTS applications early!

If you will have Pre-K 4 enrollees, you can begin the testing process for them before registering. Contact Laurie Szukalski at 301.447.3165 if you have a Pre-K 4 or a Kindergartener not previously enrolled in MSS who will require testing.

SCRIP for the HOLIDAYS

Order on Monday, Pick Up on Thursday.

Many cards are available in the office for cash-and-carry, no ordering required! See our website or enclosed flier for a list of cards kept on hand.

SCRIP is a great way to shop for the holidays AND save on your tuition at the same time!

Seton Center is desperate need for Weis, Jubilee, Walmart, and Food Lion cards in $25 increments to assist families this Christmas. Earn tuition credits while lending a helping hand!

TINY TOTS O! Christmas Tree!

Fri, Dec 13, 10:00-11:15a

FREE for ages 2-5. Come join us for Christmas tree-themed stories, ornament crafts, songs, and snacks! RSVP by Wed, Dec 11th to Laurie Szukalski at 301.447.3165 or admissions@mothersetonschool.org.

ADVENT SPIRIT DAYS

The Doors to Advent will be opened this week! Look for a special Advent message each day on our website and FB, as well as special activities.

Dec 11: Wear a Santa hat!

Dec 19: Christmas Sweater Day!

CHRISTMAS CONCERT AND PROGRAM

Come out and enjoy a holiday performance from our chorus and band! Get into the Christmas spirit with music and entertainment.

Monday, Dec 16th at 9:30a and 7p

Ideas for Celebrating Advent at Home

· Create a Jesse Tree to learn about and remember Jesus’s  lineage

· Make an Advent Prayer or Good Deed Chain with paper and every day, tear off one link. Each link of the chain can contain a prayer or good deed to perform that day.

· Let your child choose 3 gifts to give to Toys for Tots, a homeless shelter, or other charity drive in honor of Baby Jesus

Reminder of Weather Protocol

As we enter the winter season, please take a moment to review our weather procedures in our handbook. We follow FCPS - if they close, we close. All weather alerts will be posted on our website. We will post on social media when we are able, but please follow the website for the most current info.



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